Roy A. Judkins, 87

July 08, 2022

Roy A. Judkins, 87, of Willow Valley, formerly of West Chester, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Friday, July 8, 2022. Born in Alexander, NY, he was the son of the late Walter and Edith (Moores) Judkins. Roy was the husband of Norma M. Judkins who passed away in 2018.

After graduating high school, Roy proudly served in the US Air Force where his mechanical skills were utilized in aircraft maintenance. Following his honorable discharge, he went to work for Philadelphia Electric Company (PECO) as a pipe fitter until his retirement.

Roy enjoyed music and sang with the Mendelson Club of Philadelphia and the Choral Arts Society. He was known for his baking, especially his apple pie. Roy also loved spending time gardening.

He will be greatly missed by his daughters, Deborah L. Ocker, wife of Michael, of Lancaster, and Judith A. O’Brien, wife of Brett, of Langhorne, PA; one grandson, Christopher Bersheim, husband of Kierstin, of Lancaster; and his brother Paul Judkins, of Texas. In addition to his wife, Norma, he was preceded in death by his siblings: Eloine, Bill, Florence, Norman, Edith, Jim, and Sylvia.

Funeral Services for Roy will be held at 11AM, Thursday, July 14, 2022, at Grace Church at Willow Valley, 300 Willow Valley Square, Lancaster, PA 17602. Friends will be received for a viewing at the church from 10AM until the time of the service. Interment with military honors will be held at 9:30AM, Friday, July 15, 2022 at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wycliffe Bible Translators.

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July 12, 2022

Dear Debbie and Mike 
It was always a pleasure to see your dad. He was always smiling and had a great sense of humor. He was a joy to be around. And always had a wonderful way of expressing himself to everyone. You will always have his memories to cherish. 
Donna and Randy

July 11, 2022

One of the dearest men I know and the kindest.  He brightened our lives and his faithfulness and joy with Norma Ann was a great blessing to see.  He will be sorely missed.  

July 11, 2022

Loved my Uncle Roy. Hugs to you Judy and Debbie ❤️ Love you and may God be with you during this time❤️Sending love your Texas cousin Molly

July 11, 2022

Joyce and I are deeply saddened by the death of your Dad. He was a great friend with the Loons. You are in our prayers. God bless you.

July 11, 2022

Dear Debbie and Judy, 
You had a wonderful Dad. I loved him before you knew him.  He used to babysit us. What I remember most about that was his peanut butter and onion sandwiches! He and your mom were so kind to me, especially during my teen years. I had long visits during the summers.
Most importantly he and your Mom prayed for me. I admired his faith, his beautiful voice and his sense of humor. I love him so much.
Praying for you during this difficult time.  I’ll see you soon. 

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